Moscow. October 22. The ruble rose slightly against the dollar and the Euro at the opening of trading on the Moscow exchange, supported by a small increase in world oil prices.
Bidding on the dollar began to ETS in Thursday trades in the range 62,67-62,97 rubles, on average, two minutes the rate was 62.84 rubles, which is 16.5 kopecks below the previous close. The Euro when it was at the level of RUB 71,24, departing at 22 kopecks to the previous closing. The bi-currency basket fell by 20 cents, to $ 66,61 ruble.
The dollar was at 21 kopeck above the current official rate, Euro – for 7 copecks above the official rate.
The retreat of the dollar and the Euro in early trading due a slight correctional growth of oil, experts explain. The oil imports on Thursday weakly increases after a price decline the previous day, December futures for Brent crude on London’s ICE Futures exchange to 8:29 rose $0,27 (0,56%) – to $48,12 per barrel. At the end of trading on Wednesday the price dropped to $0,86 (1,77%), amounting to $47,85 per barrel.